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The final revival of Opal & Nev : a novel / Dawnie Walton.

Walton, Dawnie, (author.).

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  • 12 of 24 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text to phone) acq1070497 Acquisitions On order -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC WAL (Text to phone) 34014150088129 Adult New Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC WAL (Text to phone) 34047146034468 Adult New Fiction Available -
East Side Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text to phone) acq1070744 Acquisitions On order -
Easton Public Library FIC WALTON, DAWNIE (Text to phone) 37777123602740 Adult New Fiction Checked out 05/19/2021
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven F WALTON (Text to phone) 31953145362128 Adult New Fiction Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven F WALTON (Text to phone) 31953145363654 Adult New Fiction In process -
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington On Order (Text to phone) acq1066569 Acquisitions On order -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck FIC WALTON, DAWNIE (Text to phone) 34027144046318 Adult New Fiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck On Order (Text to phone) acq1056998 Acquisitions In process -
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"Opal is a fiercely independent young woman pushing against the grain in her style and attitude, Afro-punk before that term existed. Coming of age in Detroit, she can't imagine settling for a 9-to-5 job--despite her unusual looks, Opal believes she can be a star. So when the aspiring British singer/songwriter Neville Charles discovers her at a bar's amateur night, she takes him up on his offer to make rock music together for the fledgling Rivington Records. In early seventies New York City, just as she's finding her niche as part of a flamboyant and funky creative scene, a rival band signed to her label brandishes a Confederate flag at a promotional concert. Opal's bold protest and the violence that ensues set off a chain of events that will not only change the lives of those she loves, but also be a deadly reminder that repercussions are always harsher for women, especially black women, who dare to speak their truth. Decades later, as Opal considers a 2016 reunion with Nev, music journalist S. Sunny Shelton seizes the chance to curate an oral history about her idols. Sunny thought she knew most of the stories leading up to the cult duo's most politicized chapter. But as her interviews dig deeper, a nasty new allegation from an unexpected source threatens to blow up everything."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women rock musicians > Fiction.
Rock musicians > Fiction.
Rock groups > Fiction.

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